By Liz Shepherd
WARSAW — Between noon Tuesday, Oct. 13, and noon Thursday, Oct. 15, the Kosciusko County Health Department reported a total of 29 new molecular and antigen COVID-19 cases.
Additionally, there has been one new reported COVID-19 death.
This brings the county’s total number to 1,567, with 20 deaths.
Currently, 1,217 Kosciusko County residents have recovered from COVID-19. Fifteen cases are hospitalized active cases, with 300 classified as active. A “hospitalized active case” consists of any active cases that are currently or have been hospitalized at all during their illness. However, consistent with non-hospitalized cases, once their 21-day active period is completed, they are considered recovered.
The State of Indiana is also reporting a new single-day record for COVID-19 cases. 1,960 cases were reported on Wednesday, Oct. 14, which is the highest number of daily cases to date.
Statewide, the latest posting on the Indiana Department of Health website shows the number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana rose to 3,632.
The total positive number of COVID-19 cases in Indiana is now at 141,212. More than 2,420,000 COVID-19 tests have been administered to Hoosiers.
Locally, Fulton County has 314 positive cases, Wabash County has 344 positive cases, and Whitley County has 390 positive cases. Marshall County has 1,239 positive cases, Noble County has 1,058 positive cases and Elkhart County has 7,925.
In other northern Indiana counties, Lake County has 12,326 positive cases; St. Joseph County has 7,925 positive cases; and Allen County has 7,406 positive cases.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, more than 3,155,000 people in the United States have recovered from COVID-19.